Death of Iskandar Safa, owner of “Today’s Values”.


Le newspaper Current values mourn Iskandar Safa, the Franco-Lebanese media and shipyard magnate who bears his name, died on Monday evening at the age of 68. This is Tugdual Denis, the current editorial director of the far-right weekly, who announced in X. “We are shocked to learn of the death of our owner, Iskandar Safa, this evening. He remained with the dignity of the knight he had been. May God bless his soul and protect his family, who meant so much to him,” he wrote in his tribute.

In a press release sent by AFP and the magazine’s website, the editorial staff Current values explained that Iskandar Safa died “on January 29, 2024, in Mougins, surrounded by the warmth of his family”, as a result of a “serious illness”, which he had been fighting for several months.

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A fortune of several million euros

Discreet, the businessman controlled shipyards across Europe and counted six major national navies as clients. Born in 1955 into a Christian family, Iskandar Safa was one of the negotiators for the release of French hostages in Lebanon in 1988.

In 1992 he made it known to the public, having bought the mechanical works of Normandy. In 2019, it was candidate to take over the team nice morning. His fortune and that of his brother Akramena was 1.45 billion euros, according to the magazine the challenges in 2023


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